On This Day

What Happened on September 11, 2005

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

"Pride & Prejudice", the film adaptation of Jane Austen's novel of the same name, starring Keira Knightley as Elizabeth Bennet, is released

Actress Keira Knightley
Keira Knightley
Novelist Jane Austen
Jane Austen

Sport awardSolheim Cup

Solheim Cup Women's Golf, Crooked Stick GC: US regains Cup 15½–12½; Meg Mallon clinches with 3 & 1 victory over Karen Stupples

LPGA Golfer Meg Mallon
LPGA Golfer
Meg Mallon
  • The State of Israel completes its unilateral disengagement from the Gaza Strip.

Sport awardUS Men's Tennis Open

US Open Men's Tennis: Roger Federer retains title; beats Andre Agassi 6-3, 2-6, 7-6, 6-1; Agassi's last appearance in a Grand Slam final

Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer
Tennis Legend Andre Agassi
Tennis Legend
Andre Agassi

Famous Deaths

  • Chris Schenkel, American sportscaster (Monday Night Fights), dies at 82
2005 Highlights

About September 11, 2005

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 15 years, 2 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Virgo